June 18, 1931 – January 9, 2010
John Davis beloved husband of Marie of fifty-six years, passed away on Saturday, January 9, 2010 at the age of 78 years. He was a loving husband and a cherished father.
John was born in Woodstock, Ontario. He was a proud member of the United Church of Canada and had a strong faith in God. His greatest passion in life was his ownership of the Didsbury Paper and Publishing, which was John’s lifetime goal with Marie at his side. One of his loves was teaching his grandchildren to fish. John had an outgoing, caring and compassionate disposition.
Besides his loving wife, John is survived by his children, Michael (Cathy) Davis, Sam (Wanda) Davis, Christie (Marty) Richardson, and Libby (Fred) Katz. He was affectionately known as “Papa” by his grandchildren, Maeghan, Nathan, Nikolaus, Benjamin, Joshua and Jacob. He was also survived by his sister Helen (Larry) Poste and sister-in-law, Margaret James.
A Celebration of John’s Life will be held at St. Thomas United Church (100 Hawkwood Boulevard N.W.), on Tuesday, January 12, 2010 at 10:30 a.m. You may forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Parkinson’s Society of Southern Alberta, #102, 5636 Burbank Crescent S.E., Calgary, AB T2H 1Z6 Telephone: (403) 243-9901, www.parkinsons-society.org. or to the charity of the donors choice. The family wishes to thank, The Parkinson’s Society, Home Care, The Bowview Manor Day Program, Unit 61 at The Foothills Medical Centre, Dr. Soolsma and the warm support given by the many friends and neighbours.
In living memory of John Davis, a tree will be planted at Fletcher Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Crowfoot Chapel, 82 CROWFOOT CIRCLE N.W. Telephone: (403) 241-0044.Print This Obituary & Condolences